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Beginner's Guides

Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS)
The Federation of Family History Societies web site. For beginners, click on the Research Tips link. To find your nearest Family History Society or one covering your area of research, visit the 'list of Family History Societies'. For more information, download 'Our Really Useful Information Leaflet'

Findmypast - Getting Started
This contains really useful links to help all beginners in family history. It covers topics such as Begin Your Family Tree, Births Marriages and Deaths, Explore the Censuses, Parish Records, Branching Out, and Getting Help and Advice. Even though Findmypast is a subscription site, this part is free.

National Archives - Family History
A guide to resources to help you trace your family tree, using records held at The National Archives and elsewhere

The Genealogist - Researching Your Family History
A guide based on the records on The Genealogist web site

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